05 Aug 2013 12:42
The fifth day of the symposium was a longer but sweet day. The participants woke up at 7:15 in the morning to prepare their stuff for the trip to Pontevedra.
During the trip, they visited a dehesa in Carrascal del Obispo, Salamanca, a typical Mediterranean forest in the Iberian Peninsula. The dehesa is a mixed agroforestry system where humans, animals and plants co-exist.
After 11 hours by bus, the participants finally arrived to Pontevedra in the evening. At College ...
03 Aug 2013 23:52
The IFSS 2013 is well known because of its motto “Living in biodiversity”. In the third day the participants had the opportunity to know the forest of Valsaín, located in the North West of Madrid. It covers about 11.000 hectares, most of them Pinus sylvestris. This
02 Aug 2013 23:32
The opening ceremony of the 41st Intl. Forestry Students’ Symposium took place at the College of Forestry of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid on August 2nd. About a hundred students from over thirty countries enjoyed the videos and speeches that the organizing committee prepared for that special occasion.
During the ceremony, the president of the Spanish Forestry Representatives Association (CREIF), the president of IFSA and the deans of ETSI Montes, José Vi...